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Vietnam, Cambodia boost cooperation on border security

April, 09 2019
MPS - The District Police Stations of Tan Bien, Tan Chau and Loc Ninh (Vietnam), on April 08, had a meeting with the District Police Agencies of Memot, Ponhea Kraek, Romeas Heak and Kamchay Mear (Kingdom of Cambodia) to review outcomes of the cooperation between the two sides in the first quarter of 2019.

At the meeting, the two sides briefed each other on the public order and security situation on the two sides of the shared border, and the outcomes of cooperation on preventing and combating crimes as well as protecting security and order in the border areas.

Overview of the meeting.


Reports read that over the past time, the police forces of the two sides have exchanged valuable information to promptly handle crimes and law violations, particularly cases of illegally trafficking drugs and firecrackers, robbery and other security-related crimes areas along the shared borderline. The police forces of the two countries have also coordinated in protecting border landmarks.

At the meeting, the two sides agreed on a number of key tasks and directions for joint coordination to maintain security and order, stability of the border in the coming time. Accordingly, the two sides should promote cooperation in preventing and combating crimes and protecting border security, as well as regularly share information about crimes, especially robbery, theft, and illegal transportation and trade of drugs, weapons and explosives across the border.

Representatives of the two sides sign a cooperation plan for the second quarter of 2019.


Besides, the two sides agreed to promote dissemination of laws and regulations on border and mobilize people from both countries to participate in maintaining security and order. The two sides affirmed that they will join efforts to protect border landmarks, contributing to maintaining peace, stability and development in the border areas.

On this occasion, the two sides signed a border security cooperation plan for the second quarter of 2019.

by Tran Nghiep